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Before & After: Free Trunk Turned Coffee Table

published Mar 20, 2015
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We love a good freebie-turned-functional piece, and this one is no different. Taiyo spotted this trunk in the trash and transformed it into a stylish staple:

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(Image credit: Taiyo Kitagawa)

From Taiyo:

I noticed this trunk peeking from a pile of other junk that my neighbors had thrown out. My roommate and I carried it back in the dark and hoped it’d look decent in the daylight, which it did. It took a lot of scrubbing to get rid of the grime but it was worth it! I had the paint lying around from a different project and the whole thing took about half a day— not bad for a new free coffee table.

Thank you Taiyo!